Harriet Kemsley

Actor/ Comedian

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Comedy

Acting

Harriet is an award winning comedian, writer and actress. Recently, she starred in the Viceland reality sitcom Bobby and Harriet: Get Married which she co-created and co-wrote with her husband Bobby Mair, to huge critical acclaim. She also performed on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Jo Brand’s Channel 4 series Damned, appeared on the most recent season of Doctor Foster for BBC and is a recurring guest on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Her other credits include The Radio 1 Comedy Lounge, BBC3’s Comedy Marathon, The One Show (Edinburgh Special) and Kevin’s Hart’s LOL Live.

Harriet’s awards include the Leicester Mercury New Act of the Year Finalist, Funny’s Funny Winner, Up The Creek New Act of the Year Winning and Leicester Square New Act of the Year Finalist.  She has been described by Time Out as ‘a very funny rising star’ and as one of Rhod Gilbert’s ‘Ten Comics to See’ in the Mail on Sunday.

Television

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JOHNNY PELHAM'S COMEDY SHORT

Harriet

Simon Neal

Yellow Door Productions

DOCTOR FOSTER

Waitress

Jeremy Lovering

Drama Republic

BOBBY & HARRIET GET MARRIED

Harriet

Rockerdale Studios

DAMNED

Daisy Ronson

Ian Fitzgibbon

What Larks!/ Channel 4

THE ONE SHOW EDINBURGH SHOWCASE

Herself

BBC

LAWS OF FUNNY (PILOT)

Herself

Gary Monaghan

Zodiac

SAM DELANEY'S NEWS THING

Herself

30 Billion

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

BONOBO

Helen

Matthew Knott

Fable Films Ltd

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

DON’T DROP THE EGG

Kate

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

THE PECULIAR CASE OF KEMSLEY AND TODD

Self / Creator

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

STOVEPIPE

Ensemble

Michael Longhurst

The Bush Theatre/Hightide

THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY

The Duchess

Frank Whately and Jo Horton

The Rose Theatre

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Madame Ranyevskya

Jamie Harper

Rose Theatre Studio

MOTHER COURAGE

Frankie

Kirsty Housley

The National Theatre Studio

TRACES

Various

Tessa Walker

Paines Plough

JAKE'S WOMEN

Mollie

Gigi Robarts

The White Bear Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Cecily

Stuart Watson

Putney Arts Theatre

THE MYSTERY PLAYS

Virgin Mary

Kevin Wood

Canterbury Cathedral

YOU LOOK TASTY!

Sue

David Mercatali

Supporting Wall

Other

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THE BOY WHISPERER (Online)

Emma

Giles Anderson

Little Rock

PUPPY FAT (Short Film)

Self

MJ Delaney

Princess Productions

LAUGHTER TRACK SITCOM (Rehearsed Reading)

Suni

Paul Ashton

BBC

HARRIET'S GUIDE TO COOL ( Short Film - Pilot)

Self

Rebecca Papworth

Princess Productions/BBC

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

Julia

Lotte Wakeham

The Rose Theatre, Kingston

Comedy

Harriet is an award winning comedian, writer and actress. Recently, she starred in the Viceland reality sitcom Bobby and Harriet: Get Married which she co-created and co-wrote with her husband Bobby Mair, to huge critical acclaim. She also performed on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Jo Brand’s Channel 4 series Damned, appeared on the most recent season of Doctor Foster for BBC and is a recurring guest on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Her other credits include The Radio 1 Comedy Lounge, BBC3’s Comedy Marathon, The One Show (Edinburgh Special) and Kevin’s Hart’s LOL Live.

Harriet’s awards include the Leicester Mercury New Act of the Year Finalist, Funny’s Funny Winner, Up The Creek New Act of the Year Winning and Leicester Square New Act of the Year Finalist.  She has been described by Time Out as ‘a very funny rising star’ and as one of Rhod Gilbert’s ‘Ten Comics to See’ in the Mail on Sunday.

Television

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Stand Up Sketch Show - Live Night Performance

Spirit Media

8 Out of 10 Cats

Zeppotron

Roast Battle UK

Comedy Central

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Zeppotron

Love in the Countryside

BBC

Stage

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Harriet Kemsley: Slutty Joan (2018)

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018

Harriet Kemsley: Bad At Doing (2017)

The Caves, Edinburgh Festival

Harriet Kemsley: The Girl on The Wrong Train (2016)

The Caves, Edinburgh Festival

Just for Laughs Montreal, Kevin Hart's LOL Live (2016)

Isy Suttie: The Actual One (2016)

Tour Support

Latitude Festival (2015)

Festival No6 (2015)

Citadel Festival (2015)

Harriet Kemsley: Puppy Fat (2015)

Pleasance Courtyard

Katherine Ryan: Kathbum (2015)

Tour Support

Stewart Francis (2015)

Tour Support

Oslo Comedy Festival (2014)

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model (2014)

Tour Support

Latitude (2014)

Sky Cat Laughs Kilkenny Comedy Festival (2014)

Kerry Godliman (2014)

Tour Support

Stephen Merchant: Hello Ladies (2013)

Tour Support

Doc Brown Tour Support (2013)

Tour Support

BBC3 Comedy Marathon (2012)